Martin Smith’s work, ‘Fix it up’, has been featured in the latest issue of Artlines magazine. Produced in 2010, the artist recently gifted this work to the QAGOMA collection. In the article, writer Ellie Buttrose delves into the theme behind ‘Fix it up’. Through the juxtaposition of photographic imagery and cut lettering, this work touches on the artist’s recollection of a traumatic event – the destruction of an old tree.
Image credit: Martin Smith, Fix it up, 2010